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Burundi -- Transport

The Burundi transport infrastructure has been severely crippled by war and neglect. The privately owned public transportation system has been hampered by increased danger on the routes and by a shortage of spare parts. [1]

[1] The Economist Intelligence Unit. 1998-99. Country Profile. Rwanda and Burundi. The Unit: London, pp. 16-18.

Railways: 0 km

Highways: total: 14,480 km paved: 1,028 km unpaved: 13,452 km (1995 est.)

Waterways: Lake Tanganyika

Ports and harbors: Bujumbura

Airports: 4 (1997 est.)

Airportswith paved runways: total: 1 over 3,047 m: 1 (1997 est.)

Airportswith unpaved runways: total: 3 914 to 1,523 m: 2 under 914 m: 1 (1997 est.)

Source: CIA World Fact Book

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